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At Colorado Ballet, you will enjoy the confidence and security of working with a dynamic growing arts organization that has been part of the Colorado arts community for more than 50 years. We have an exciting array of employment opportunities. From experienced performing arts professionals through entry-level positions, Colorado Ballet seeks out the most talented and enthusiastic people to join our organization. We offer a benefits package for our full-time employees and all staff have the opportunity to attend the productions they help bring to life! Colorado Ballet is an equal opportunity employer.

*If you are a dancer seeking employment, please refer to our audition schedule.

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Current openings:

  • Part-time Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Part-time Social Media and Marketing Assistant

Job Summary

The Social Media and Marketing Assistant is responsible for shooting and editing photos and videos for social media, website and other channels to promote Colorado Ballet and its performances, Academy, outreach activities and special events.  This position will also create additional content for Colorado Ballet’s social media channels.  The Social Media and Marketing Assistant will assist with other marketing activities as needed.  The position will report to the Public Relations and Marketing Manager and will work closely with the Marketing Associate and Graphic Designer.  He/she will also work collaboratively with ticketing department staff to promote performances as well as all other departments at Colorado Ballet including Development, Academy, and Education & Community Engagement.  This is a part-time position, 20 to 30 hours per week.

Requirements
  • 1-2 years of experience using various social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.  Blogging and Pinterest experience is also preferred.
  • Proficiency shooting and editing video is required, preferably in Adobe Premiere Pro. Ideal candidate will have experience or training shooting and editing in news or documentary style.  May also have experience editing in Final Cut Pro or iMovie.
  • Experience shooting and editing photos using Adobe Photoshop is required. 
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative manner.
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.
  • Must have a passion for non-profit, arts, or cultural organizations.
  • Must be available during peak Company rehearsal times at least a few days a week (11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday)
  • Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Social Media, Journalism, Broadcast, Marketing, Public Relations or other related field.

Duties and Job Functions

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Shoot video of Colorado Ballet rehearsals, classes, and outreach events; conduct interviews with dancers, staff, students, teachers and choreographers; and edit videos to post on social media, e-mail blasts and other promotional channels.
  • Shoot and edit photos of rehearsals and classes for social media, e-mail blasts and other promotional channels.
  • Create additional engaging and dynamic content for Colorado Ballet’s social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Blog and Pinterest.
  • Assist marketing staff with additional projects.

Application

Please submit a resume, cover letter and salary expectations (including preferred hourly rate and desired number of hours per week) to info@coloradoballet.org. Submissions without these required items will not be considered.  We also encourage applicants to submit samples of social media posts, photos and videos with their application.  No phone calls please – all submissions will be acknowledged. Colorado Ballet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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